Food

The Benefits of Probiotics for Your Overall Well-being

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There’s so much information available about supplements that it’s overwhelming. It’s tempting to avoid making a decision and skip the supplement/vitamin aisle altogether. So let me help you weave through the quagmire of information. One simple way to nourish and nurture your health is through daily probiotics. Probiotics offer a bounty of benefits—from digestive health…

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5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Health With the Whole30

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{This post contains affiliate links} Holidays spark awareness and inspire action. Looking ahead, I found that September marks a few national holidays that promote health and wellness: Family Health & Fitness Day Better Breakfast Day Self-Improvement Month National Cholesterol Education Month National Cooking Day As a nation, we know the importance of healthy living, but…

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Whole30 Hacks That Save You Time and Money

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{This post contains affiliate links} Busy people can succeed in the Whole30 program by planning and learning a few helpful time-saving hints along the way. Healthy eating should be simple, right? Just blend a protein shake, swallow an herbal supplement, or adhere to restrictive dieting? That is what the food industry would like you to…

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Discover 7 Unhelpful Approaches to Eating-Which One Are You?

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This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure After three years of hosting this healthy living blog, I’ve concluded that there are specific unhelpful approaches to eating that may prevent you from a life of soulful healthy living. Getting serious about a healthy life means bringing these patterns to light. Once you recognize your…

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Tips for Holiday Healthy Eating

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It’s the time of year when we face a myriad of food choices. Holiday office parties, church Christmas potlucks, and family gatherings can wreak food decision havoc. The stress of the season can trigger emotional eating leaving you with crushing guilt and sluggish energy.  The key to maintaining healthy eating habits throughout this joyous season…

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ButcherBox From a Farmer’s Perspective

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{This post contains affiliate links} A few years ago I wrote a post about how to navigate the potentially muddled grass-fed beef market. All of the misleading information out there about grass-fed meat propelled me to try and inform my readers about how deceptive the grass-fed label can be. As I researched the grass-fed topic,…

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Practice Responsible and Mindful Eating

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Christian comedian Tim Hawkins delivers a hilarious quip about eating: “Lord bless the bag of Cheetos and this big gulp Dr Pepper. Lord change the molecular structure of this food…change the Cheeto into a carrot stick on the way down Lord.” The first time I heard Tim deliver this monologue in the form of a…

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